Justin Daniels

Hometown:

Suffern New York

Currently Playing In:

NCAA

Birthday:

1989-06-07

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2007

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2008

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

3rd round (62nd overall), 2008

Weight:

175 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2007-08: The Sharks first selection of the 2008 draft. Justin along with his twin brother Drew, who the Sharks selected in the seventh round, were among the highest-rated prep school players by the Central Scouting Service. Justin was only ranked 100th among North American skaters and based on his numbers may have been a bit of a stretch in the third round. But the production is there. In 25 games at Kent High School, Daniels notched 47 points.

2008-09: In 56 games with the Sioux City Mustketeers Daniels posted 9 goals and 28 assists.

2009-10: In his freshman season with Northeastern University Daniels posted 8 goals and 7 assists in 32 games.

2010-11: Daniels skated in 28 games for Northeastern as a sophomore – missing ten games due to injury. He had 6 assists and was -1 with 8 PMs. The Huskies finished sixth in Hockey East and lost to defending national champion Boston College in the Hockey East semifinals, finishing 14-16-8 for the year.

Talent Analysis

Although Daniels has a lot of maturing and developing to do, his physical nature and tremendous shot are his best assets.

Future

Daniels plays at Northeastern University.

San Jose Sharks thieves of day two at 2008 NHL Draft

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Photo: Apart from current Sharks Jason Demers and Tommy Wingels, AHL goaltender Harri Sateri is the only other remaining member of San Jose’s 2008 draft class. (courtesy of Fred Kfoury/Icon SMI)

The San Jose Sharks went into the 2008 NHL Entry Draft under unfavorable circumstances not having a pick until the end of the fourth round at number 117. Statistics show, the deeper you go into drafts, the harder it is to convert prospects into NHL players. The move to acquire Brian Campbell for a cup push made things very hard at the draft table.

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